Ballooning Reminds Us to Rise Above


There aren’t many events that capture the imagination like ballooning. The idea that these massive hot air balloons actually fly takes us right to the edge of reality and fantasy. The fact that you can fly in them and you can float away makes you wonder why you aren’t doing all of the things you love that can also take you to new heights. Thanks to our friends at Florida Blue Medicare, hundreds of Floridians got the chance to see these wonders up close to reinforce the belief that we can always rise above whatever life throws our way.

photo courtesy of Wayne Ferguson

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Do you remember the name Tommy Roe? In the ’60s, when it came to musical stars he was one of the biggest in the world! In fact, when the Beatles and the Stones were moving up the charts, he was one of the guys they had to climb over. He had 27 songs that made top 30, like Sheila, Sweet Pea and Dizzy! Roe was a worldwide hit. In 1963 he did a tour of England, and you know who opened for him? Four lads from liverpool!

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